SIBF 2022: PRH CEO Dohle Says Ruling Is "Utterly Wrong"

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle took the stage on Tuesday morning at the Sharjah International Book Fair and said he is "super disappointed" with the court ruling blocking PRH's proposed acquisition of S&S, calling the decision "utterly wrong." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The best new business books CEOs read in 2022

As the year comes to a close, ‘Fast Company’ asked leaders which books they sought out for guidance and leadership advice. In 2022, as they faced a tight labor market and a looming economic downturn, business leaders had a lot on their minds. With the year coming to a close, Fast Company asked... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2022-12-14 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle Steps Down

The chief executive of the largest publisher in the U.S., Penguin Random House, has stepped down. Markus Dohle oversaw the attempted acquisition of Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-12-09 14:47:10 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle is stepping down

The CEO of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade publisher, is stepping down Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2022-12-09 13:58:45 UTC ]
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Markus Dohle Steps Down as Penguin Random House CEO

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle has relinquished his position at the head of the publisher, “at his own request and on the best of mutual terms,” just weeks after a federal judge blocked the publisher’s attempt to acquire rival Big Five publisher Simon & Schuster. PRH president and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Earnings Fell in the First Half of 2022 at PRH

High inflation and supply chain challenges combined to drop earnings at Penguin Random House 20.7% in the first half of 2022 compared to a year ago. Revenue rose 6.2%, to €1.92 billion, but even there the news was disappointing with parent company Bertelsmann noting that excluding the favorable... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ v. PRH: Markus Dohle's Silicon Valley of Media

In roughly five hours of testimony on Thursday, Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle jousted with government lawyers over PRH's market share, his commitment to allow PRH and S&S editors to bid on the same books if the merger is completed, and other issues tied to what the impact of a... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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August 2022 proposed for PRH and S&S deal court challenge

The Department of Justice is aiming to begin court proceedings against Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann on 1st August 2022, in a bid to block the publisher from acquiring Simon & Schuster in a $2.2bn deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-12 18:18:18 UTC ]
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PRH chief executive Dohle joins FutureBook line-up

Penguin Random House chief executive Markus Dohle is to be interviewed at FutureBook 21, The Bookseller's publishing conference, as part of an expansive programme of talks and panels that will take place on 19th November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-12 10:46:52 UTC ]
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Dohle Promises Competitive Bidding Between PRH, S&S

In a Zoom chat with agents, Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle said that, following the approval of PRH's purchase of Simon & Schuster, editors at the two houses will be able to bid for the same book—even if they are the only publishers interested in the title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH’s Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s 2020 Profit Report

'Globally, people turned to books' in 2020, Markus Dohle says, and Penguin Random House parent Bertelsmann reports on a strong year. The post PRH’s Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s 2020 Profit Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-30 15:54:57 UTC ]
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News Corp CEO Sees Antitrust Concerns in PRH Buy of S&S

Robert Thomson, CEO of HarperCollins parent company News Corp, said during the company's annual meeting that a purchase of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House "will clearly be a serious antitrust issue." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Diversify your revenue streams, period’: IAB CEO Randall Rothenberg thinks relying on solely on advertising is ‘wrong’

The news publishing industry may be getting squeezed by the pandemic economy, but for Interactive Advertising Bureau CEO Randall Rothenberg, it set itself up for failure long ago, by leaning too heavily on advertiser revenue. "When the United States became a national marketplace in the mid to... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dohle: PRH to maintain 'very cost and cash-conscious approach' in wake of pandemic

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has warned staff the publisher may need to tighten its belt in its approach to publishing facing "the difficult times ahead". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 04:28:40 UTC ]
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Dohle seeks to reassure PRH staffers as US colleagues told to go home

Markus Dohle, chief executive officer for Penguin Random House, has shared a note to reassure staff worldwide that the safeguarding of their health is its "highest priority", at the same time as staff in its US offices, in New York, Colorado Springs and Emeryville, were told to "plan for today... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 03:08:10 UTC ]
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Dohle: PRH ‘well on its way’ to reducing carbon emissions 20% by 2025

Markus Dohle, Penguin Random House c.e.o., has said Penguin Random House is "well on its way" to reducing its carbon emissions by 20% by 2025, after parent company Bertelsmann declared its goal to be "climate neutral" by 2030. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 12:34:10 UTC ]
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PRH's Dohle Touts Acquisitions, Worldwide Growth in Annual Letter

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle’s annual letter to company employees emphasized the acquisitions the publisher has made across the publishing world this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Dohle hails 'successful' 2019 for PRH in year end letter to staff

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has hailed the company's acquisitions and investments and called on the firm to leverage its "unique role in the world as a force for good", in a year end letter to staff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:25:11 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff

'Underlying operating revenue and profit numbers for Penguin Random House in US dollars have been stable year-over-year,' Markus Dohle tells PRH staff, following the half-year report from Bertelsmann. The post Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Focus on international growth is 'next phase' for PRH, says Dohle

Penguin Random House will put a focus on international growth, especially in emerging markets, in its next phase of strategy implementation, global c.e.o. Markus Dohle has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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